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Shipwrecked Double IPA - Mission Brewery

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Shipwrecked Double IPAShipwrecked Double IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

780 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 780
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 15
Gots: 71 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Mission Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 02-17-2010)
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

tedho21, May 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Rmbr2, Jan 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

blameo, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

JMM0414, May 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

MrDave, Jul 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

ubufan2112, Nov 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

mcdonald422, Feb 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

j1knapp, Nov 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

hmmmbeer10, Apr 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Ajfinley, Mar 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

sbanacho, Dec 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

cornchz, Jul 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Iowacraft, Aug 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

ThaHealer, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of xnicknj
3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

on tap at devils den in philly

Pours a clouded golden orange color with a thick layer of white head. Plenty of lacing left around the glass, retains pretty well with some cloudy film.

Grapefruit hoppiness in the nose with plenty of bitterness. Bready and caramel notes with a spike of booze.

Nice bitterness up front, grapefruit hops drive the flavor. Rind and some touches of orange, decent citrus quality. Bready malt is layered beneath. Some piny bitterness towards the finish with alcohol heat.

Medium body, decent carbonation, prickly and sticky on the tongue. An alright DIPA, but nothing particularly special.

xnicknj, Sep 21, 2011
Photo of Kshock
3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Orange color, bright with a little bit of haze. very little head retention, left a little white suds around the edges. color is nice, just seems like there's little life to the beer.

S- Some citrus hops and some earthy hops. Not a very strong aroma. Hints of sweet malts behind the hops, reminded me of a very mild english barleywine...almost watered down.

T- Pretty good. Hoppy resins backed up quickly with some malt sweetness. Citrus up front but get quickly deminished by bitter earthy hops. Wasn't a huge fan of the after taste, too much residual bitterness.

M- Wasn't a fan of how this beer drank. At first it is nice, but it quickly turned into a bitter earthy mess with a lot of residual flavor.

Wasn't too stoked on this beer

Kshock, May 29, 2011
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3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours amber with slight haze, and quickly dissipating tan head. Nose is surprisingly light for a double india pale ale, with overripe fruit and discarded citrus rinds, and then some pine. Dark fruits on the palate, fairly decent malt influence, and then a big does of alcohol heat onto the finish. Aftertaste is long with more overripe fruit and alcohol heat.

yemenmocha, Oct 23, 2011
Photo of Zorro
3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Clear amber colored beer with a white head with a yellow tint to it. This is the color of beer I call IPA Orange.

Smell is hoppy mostly pine and menthol. Woody smells mostly cedar wood and tea.

Starts out sweet and hoppy. Hop flavor is mostly cedar. Moderate bitterness. Still too sweet.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall, too sweet.

Zorro, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of jlindros
3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a lighter fizzy 1/2 finger head that sticks around a bit at least, nice layered lacing, over mostly clear nectar orange with a slight reddish hue.

Nose has some bittering hops, plenty of malts, sweet malts with some caramel and bready toasty reddish malts. The hops bring some candied like aromas, with light candy orange and earthy syrupy almost hop extract like, and hints of candied tangerine and clementine.

Taste comes sweet, quite sweet actually, lots of malts that just bombard the taste with sweetness and even some syrupy flavors, a bit of a maple like flavor as well that comes with the reddish malts, caramel, toffee, and nougat. Sweetness tries to balance the booze but doesn't quite go far enough, or in thsi case I think too far that the booze comes out the other end... uhhh didn't mean it that way... but the booze still comes out with a warmth and little tingle. The hops are mostly bittering, fairly bitter but not enough to balance the malty sweetness, light candied tangerine and slight clementine like citrus, earthy hops, but not much of any of the flavors, mostly just bittering that even somehow gets a bit astringent. The finish is still fairly syrupy and sweet, it tries to dry but just can't, with a big astringent bitter bite that doesn't want to go away, even with the sweet malty mess, just a bit of booze on the finish as well.

Mouth is heavier bodied, some warming and tingle booze, decent carb, bit syrupy.

Overall not very good, a mess of a beer, way too overboard on the malts, sweetness, and booze, but still somehow finds a way to get too bitter and astringent, and the hops don't add much except the bitterness. Quite undrinkable.

jlindros, May 05, 2012
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3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewery.

App: Dark gold color. Good head, retention and lace are both strong.

Smell: Sweet, bitter, citrusy. Booze pops out on the back end. Smells decent but it’s a warning this one will be too heavy on the malt and fusel alcohol.

Taste: Pretty much par for the course west coast style DIPA, with a lot of citrusy hoppiness, grapefruit, orange and pineapple flavors as well as piney notes, but sweeter and maltier than I would prefer and the booze is way too noticeable and in your face for me. Boozy sugar cookie taste mixed with big, bitter hops that don’t quite pack enough of a flavor punch. In other words, everything’s in there but it just doesn’t combine all that well.

Mf: Not too bad, very full with medium to low carbonation and a creamy, sticky chewiness. Maybe a bit overly full in combination with the assertive maltiness; feels like a bit of a chore to drink.

Overall: I thought this one was a little clumsy. The bartender poured and watched me to see how blown away I was and all I could manage was a weak smile. Just heavy handed on the booze and a bit of a mess. With so many truly exceptional IPAs and DIPAs in the immediate vicinity you better be great to stand out and this one just doesn’t. Not to say this is a terrible beer by any stretch, it’s just average at best in a land of knockout examples of the style.

tobelerone, Feb 03, 2012
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 780 ratings.